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Bayfront Cottage with Spectacular Views

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 6-8

Be prepared to enjoy the view of the stunning sunrises over the ocean and enjoy a refreshing drink on the back deck to view the incredible sunsets over the marsh. Enjoy a fully stocked and newly renovated kitchen with granite countertops and all the amenities. Watch porpoises at play from the comfortably furnished Great Room. Enjoy the gas fireplace on cool evenings or star gaze from the hot tub. The upper floor is reserved for the extra large master bedroom with a comfortable king size bed, en suite bath and large sitting room. Two other bedrooms are located on the main floor, and contain 2 twin beds and 1 queen bed.


Owner
Glenn Stieffenhofer
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Glenn,



We forgot to write in your guest book about our experience, this letter is our expressions of thanks.



We came to celebrate our friend's 50th wedding anniversary. When we walked in the door we knew right away this was the right choice.



Your home offers a friendly atmosphere, great location, comfortable beds and a gorgeous deck to take in all of the beautiful surroundings.



Glenn, you are a wonderful host. Your caring manner was obvious from the time we first spoke to the time that we were driving home, when you called about a camera being left behind. Joyfully, we discovered the camera was yours.



The weather you ordered could not have been better!!



Thanks for everything!! We will be back.
Apr 2013
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Slaughter Beach

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower enclosure
    1st Floor Bath - toilet , bath with shower
    Garage - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 1st Floor - Full - 1 large double bed
    1st Floor - Twin - 2 single bed
    Master - 1 extra lg. double bed , Large sitting area with queen size futon sleeps 2 additional
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(128 traveller reviews)

Bayfront Cottage with Spectacular Views
average rating of 4.8984375 based on 130 reviews
5

Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely accommodations. Beach front, two decks, a hot tub, comfortable beds, excellent kitchen set up, and great communications with the owner. We would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a place in the area. A real gem.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Capon Bridge, WV
5

Great house, weather not so much...

  • 5 of 5

Well, the house is great!!! As other reviewers mentioned, there is just about everything a vacationer would ever need there. Such a nice touch to have the Keurig pods, live flowers, and fresh fruit ready for us too. Thank you, Glenn.

Weather-wise--which, of course, Glenn has no control over, was a different story. Nor'easter and super cold wind for 3 of the 5 days. High winds even blew the top off the hot tub and broke it's retaining strap--we had to hold it down with concrete blocks and couldn't use it. But, not to complain too much, it was certainly comfy in front of the fireplace with a great bay view. And we did get in some nice, although very cold, strolls along the bay (and the storm brought up so many huge shells that we even started ignoring them after a bit). We certainly will need to come back during a warmer season so we can appreciate this very nice house even more.

Thanks too, for allowing us to bring our two Weimaraners with us. They had a great time too.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we climbed the steps to the cottage, we knew we had found the perfect place! (The 70 degree weather helped too!)

Glenn has gone out of his way to make his guests feel comfortable. The views of the bay were astounding...we all felt the stress and anxiety of our daily routines disappear. Thank you for sharing with us! We have already discussed when we can return for Girls Weekend 2018!!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saint Leonard, MD
5

beautiful house & location, just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Feb 2017: My belly dance troupe and I stayed at the cottage for our annual dance retreat where we work to finish choreographies and of course, have some bonding time. We chose this place for the location, the great price, and the space for us...little did we realize it also has a huge mirror which was perfect for us for choreographing. The house is just gorgeously decorated, very well stocked, and all the beds very comfortable. The beach is stunning, with sunrises above and fiery sunsets across the street on the salt marsh side. We spent our days dancing, and our evenings soaking sore muscles in the hot tub or basking in front of the fire, it was just perfect. We're already making plans for next year! If we'd had more free time we would have spent it beach combing (we're all biologists/naturalists by day) but there was much dancing to do! Glenn is also so nice, and easy to work with. Thank you for such a lovely place for us to call home for a weekend, we can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The property was very well kept & clean when we arrived. The lay out was great for 2 small families.

  • 5 of 5

We were excited to get away for the weekend & Glenn made it so easy by answering all of our questions quickly. The house was impressive & very clean. Another family of 3 went with us so we had a total of 7 people & 2 dogs in the house. We felt like we had plenty of room & the hot tub was nice to take advantage of after the kids went to bed. The kitchen was well stocked with all the utensils & pans we needed. We cooked on the grill one night & it was so easy to prepare & use. We all loved how close the beach was & how quiet the area was throughout the day & night. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A well-appointed home on a beautiful quiet beach

  • 5 of 5

We were only there for 24 hours but boy did we make the best of it. What a great place...

  • Review Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Philadelphia, PA
Nearest Ferry
22 Miles
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
The Rookery North
Nearest Train
75 Miles
Wilmington, DE
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Abbott's Grill
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Slaughter Beach
Car: necessary

* DuPont Nature Center - Lighthouse Road, Slaughter Beach -- open Tues-Sun 10pm to 4pm www.dupontnaturecenter.org

* Midway Casino - 15 West Rider Road, Harrington, DE 302-398-7228

* Dover Air Force Base Air Mobility Command Museum 1301 Heritage Road, Dover Air Force Base, DE -- open Tues-Sun 9am to 4pm, Use Rt. 9 entrance

* Lewes, DE -- historic District

* Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes, DE -- $8/day for out of state vehicle

* Peas Patch Island, Fort Delaware State Park -- open Wed-Sun. Built in 1859 and once house Confederate prisoners

* Dogfish Head Brewery -- 6 Cannery Village Center, Milton, DE - tours Tues-Sat starting at 11am. Make reservations by calling 302-684-1000

* Killens Pond State Park, Killens Pond Road, Felton, DE -- waterpark, trail rides, paddle boat and canoe rentals open daily 8am to sunset

* Golf - The Rookery North, Business Rt 1, Milford, DE & The Rookery South.

* Movies at Midway Atlantic Theater - Rt 1 Lewes, DE 302-645-0200

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Slaughter Beach

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
6 Nov 2016 - 25 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$131
From
A$196
Fri,Sat
A$981
A$3,926
 
 
Early Spring 2017
26 Mar 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$196
From
A$229
Fri,Sat
A$1,309
A$4,711
 
 
Later Spring
30 Apr 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$229
From
A$262
Fri,Sat
A$1,570
A$5,653
 
 
Summer 2017
4 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
A$2,486
 
 
Early Fall 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 7 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
A$1,963
 
 
Late Fall 2017
8 Oct 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$229
From
A$262
Fri,Sat
A$1,570
A$5,653
 
 
Winter 2017-2018
5 Nov 2017 - 3 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$131
From
A$196
Fri,Sat
A$981
A$3,926
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$294
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection A$77
Pet Fee A$39
Housekeeping A$131

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

Pets considered with prior approval.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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